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Spending That Fits Personality Can Boost Well-Being

Analyses of nearly 77,000 actual bank transactions in the UK suggest that money may actually buy happiness when your purchases fit your personality traits. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom, Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science offers advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area of research or topic in […]... More>


Does a “Triple Package” of Traits Predict Success?

There’s no formula for determining professional success, but psychological scientists have identified certain factors that consistently predict job performance, prosperity, and status. ... More>


Observer Article

Across Your Universe

When considering all the ways smartphones have revolutionized our society, their impact on psychological research may not be at the top of most people’s lists. But the new ubiquity of handheld communications devices has granted researchers unprecedented access to their subjects. ... More>